CrashPlan 3.2 Lets You Monitor Your Backups With New Mac Menu Bar Item

Posted March 24, 2012 at 2:45am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7807 views

Code 42 Software has announced the launch of extensive updates to the company's CrashPlan and CrashPlan PRO backup solutions for consumers and small businesses. Updates to the CrashPlan and CrashPlan PRO mobile apps were also launched. The enhancements will enable CrashPlan and CrashPlan PRO customers to backup their data more efficiently.

What's New:
● Pause Backups on Certain Networks -- Users now have the ability to automatically pause backups when connected to selected networks or interfaces such as Wifi networks. This is particularly useful for situations where network bandwidth may be very expensive or limited (ie when tethered to a 3G hotspot)

● Pause Backups When Device Battery is Low -- Users specify a battery charge level, once a laptop's battery reaches that level, all backups will be paused. This function allows users to conserve battery power by not backing up. Backup resumes when battery power returns to the specified charge level.

● Mac Menu Bar Item -- Mac users can now monitor and control basic CrashPlan features from the menu bar. This feature is also available to Windows users.

"This update adds three of the most-requested features from our CrashPlan and CrashPlan PRO users: the ability to pause backups on certain networks and when running on battery, as well as a super-convenient Mac menu bar add-on for controlling and monitoring backups," commented Mike Evangelist, Code 42's chief marketing officer. "CrashPlan has always been the most flexible solution out there, and these enhancements make that even more true."

CrashPlan is a highly recommended online backup solution for Mac users. Services cost as little as $6.00/month for unlimited backup of 10 computers or $3.00/month for one computer. You can learn more and grab the update at the link below...

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